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  • 12 Aug 2023 8:46 AM | Jodie Smith (Administrator)

    Tickets are now on sale for the 9th Annual Jan Juc SLSC 2023 Grand Final Eve Luncheon. 

    Friday 29 September 2023, 12pm at the RACV Resort Torquy.


    • MC - Nick Butler
    • Sydney Horse Racing Identity - Richard Callander
    • Comedian - Adam Rozenbachs
    • Plus a legendary Footy Panel

    Tickets - Table of 10 at $1650 (inc GST) or individual seats at $165 per head.

    To book - contact Andrew 'Flash' Flanders on 0417 757372 or Brad Papworth on 0425 754680.

  • 25 Jun 2023 6:42 PM | Jodie Reyntjes (Administrator)

    Come and have a laugh and help raise much needed funds for the Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club.

    Featuring comedians from Sydney & Melbourne International Comedy Festivals

    Friday 28 July 2024 - Doors Open 7.30pm -  Show Starts 8.00pm

    Tickets $40 (plus booking fee)

    Limited seats - book now.

    Get tickets here -

  • 9 Jun 2023 11:48 AM | Jodie Reyntjes (Administrator)


    Grab one of the last tickets - On sale now!

    Jan Juc SLSC’s Presentation Night - Saturday 24 June 2023.

    Get your tickets here -

    The event will be held at RACV Torquay and tickets include a 3 course meal, red carpet photos & drink on arrival, DJ, Photo Booth, Auctions and more!

    Drinks at bar prices.

    Ticket Prices

    Adults - $85 pp

    U18 members with Bronze Medallion/SRC awards can purchase tickets at the subsidised price of $50.

    Please note: This event is for U14 and older club members only.

    U18 tickets must be purchased in a separate transaction to adult tickets.

    Email if you have any questions.

    Get your tickets here -

  • 5 Jun 2023 8:38 AM | Jodie Reyntjes (Administrator)

    It's Burger Benefit Night at Betty’s Burgers Torquay this Wednesday Night (7 June) for the Jan Juc Surf Club. Grab the family & friends, enjoy a night off cooking and 10% of proceeds will go to the Club!

    Book a table for 4 by contacting the restaurant (03 5261 3550) and let them know you are part of Jan Juc SLSC!

    There will be 2 family dining packages available to choose from:

    2x Deluxe Burgers + 2x Nippers Burgers for $49.60 or 4x Deluxe Burgers for $63.60

    There will be a choice of 4 Deluxe burgers/ 2 Nipper burgers to choose from on the night.

  • 21 May 2023 9:30 AM | Jodie Smith (Administrator)

    The May edition of Club News has been sent to club members! In this edition, you will find information about Presentation Night 2023 including how to book tickets, some pictures from the recent 60th Anniversary Sunset Soiree and more!

    Click here to read

  • 20 May 2023 2:49 PM | Jodie Smith (Administrator)

    Get ready to party!

    Presentation Night 2023 returns to the RACV Resort Torquay with a night awards, celebration, dancing and fun.

    Join your fellow Jan Juc SLSC members to celebrate the 2022/2023 season on Saturday 24 June 2023.

    The night starts with red carpet arrivals and a welcome drink from 6pm!

    Tickets include a 3 course meal, drink on arrival, DJ, Photobooth, and more!

    Dress code: Cocktail attire.

    Ticket prices:

    Adults $85 pp

    SRC & Bronze Medallion Members aged U18 - $50 pp

    Click HERE to book tickets

  • 7 Apr 2023 2:36 PM | Jodie Reyntjes (Administrator)

    In 2023, the Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club celebrates its 60th year.

    Since 1963, the club has remained true to its traditions, patrolling the beach at Jan Juc. The club has built a foundation that respects its heritage, honours its members past and present, and looks forward to a bright future.

    To celebrate, a special event is planned to be held at the new club house on Saturday 29th April, 2023.

    The celebrations will kick off from 2pm to 4pm with Club House Tours offered for members and guests. Enjoy free BBQ nibbles from Mr Pig (AKA Greg Touzel) while the bar is open for members and guests.

    From 4pm to 7pm, join past and present club members for a 60th Anniversary Sunset Soirée. Enjoy light refreshments, drinks at members prices, music and memorabilia at this ticketed event.

    Watch the sunset from our spectacular new clubhouse and mingle with valued members old and new.

    Tickets to the 60th Anniversary Sunset Soirée are $10 each.

    Children under 12 free.

    Click here to book tickets to the Sunset Soirée

    Call for Images and Memorabilia

    Digital Image Collection

    As part of our 60th celebrations, the club is seeking images from the past 60 years to add to our digital collection. If you have images that you can contribute to this collection please email them to 

    Please add the year (or decade) of the photo in the subject line.

    Please provide the following information about the photos if known:

    Decade/ Event/ Location/ People/ Publication/ Year/ Month/ Day


    If you have memorabilia you would like to display at the event, please email advising the items you wish to display.

    Items need to be dropped to the clubhouse before 12 noon on the day of the event and collected at the end of the event.

  • 8 Mar 2023 11:12 PM | Shaun Cumming (Administrator)

    Thanks everyone for a great end of season celebration last Sunday night. For those that could not attend or for those that could not hear because of the buzz in the room, below is some of the highlights:

    Key stats for the year:

    - Number of sausages eaten = 4200

    - Number of kms swum and paddled = 3024km

    - Number of flags dived on = 5292

    - Number of tennis balls saved by under 7 and 8's = 1080

    - Number of competitors in each carnival = 80 on average

    - Number of volunteers to run each session = 105


    - To our sponsors: Betty's Burgers (best tasting burgers in town), One Agency (award winning local knowledge) and Bells Surf Wax (sustainable surf wax).

    - To our volunteers: you are all awesome and put in such a huge effort to make the year a success

    - To our Nippers: what legends. You all challenged yourself, were great supporters of each other and had fun!

    - To our parents and carers: well done on all those early Sunday mornings!

    See you at States for those competing and look forward to catching up with everyone again next season.

  • 8 Mar 2023 10:32 AM | Kate Walsh (Administrator)

    Good luck to all of our Nippers who are competing at the Victorian Junior Life Saving Championship in Warrnambool this weekend. This newsletter will outline some important information to make the weekend a huge success for all:


    The program will now commence on Friday 10 March, please check in at your age group Marquee at 1pm. Marshalling will be 1:30pm, First event 1:45pm. Beach events are scheduled for Friday, followed by water events on Saturday and Sunday. 

    The full program can be found here. Remember the event list is only a guide – officials can change the order of events at any time, so please don’t assume you can arrive at (or leave) the beach or age group area based on the program as published!

    Please remind your children that events run to finals, which will mean multiple races for the same event. A link to the full circular, competition and heat listings (when made available) will be put on TeamApp under the new chat room ‘Warrnambool Junior States 2023 - Important info’.


    A chat room will be created in 
    Team App titled, ‘Warrnambool Junior States 2023 - Important info', please ensure you are checking Team App regularly throughout the weekend for important updates.


    The coaches and team managers have thought long and hard about who goes into which team. Many different factors contribute to the decisions made – including a child’s attendance and dedication at training, attitude, as well as performance at carnivals and training throughout the season.

    Many of the age groups will be announcing teams on the morning of team events – please support our coaches by letting your children know not to ask about who is in each team – they will find out!


    Competing at States can create a heightened level of anxiety for the kids and as parents, you play an important role in helping to alleviate this. Please stay positive and be supportive, particularly for the younger age groups. Whatever the result, let's remember the kids are doing their best.

    So, if one of our Nippers is very upset or anxious about a particular race, please do not pressure them. The coaches and parents need to be supportive and work together to solve any issues which can arise at short notice.

    IMPORTANT: If your Nipper decides on the line to not compete please let your coach AND the area official know that your child will not be going into the water. A head count is undertaken going in and coming out of the water – if anyone is ‘missing’, a search process commences. This also delays the running of heats – and we all want things to go quickly!

    Nippers will not be forced to compete; they need to want to do it for themselves. Remind the nippers of our club motto – “Have Fun”, “Do Your Best”, “Look after your Team Mates” and “Be a Good Sport“

    Be a good sport! Unsportsmanlike behaviour will not be tolerated, and it is certainly not how we want to be seen as a Club. This includes interfering with other competitors during a race, being rude to other competitors or officials (from Juc or other clubs) etc. If this behaviour is witnessed the competitor may be pulled from competition. It can also cause that child/team to be disqualified. Let your child know this is not on.

    Parents, under no circumstances, may approach an official to question a decision or result. If you have a concern please let your team manager know and they will deal with the situation appropriately.

    Do not let kids play in the sand dunes, if you see any Jan Juc kids in the dunes please ask them to hop out. As a club we can get penalised if our kids are caught in the dunes.


    • Breaking before the start of a race
    • Not tagging properly in a relay.
    • Not going around all cans in the water or the correct poles on the beach. Make sure your children know which cans they are to go around & not to just follow the  leader. It has been seen before that everyone has been DQ’d in the race except for the last competitor who went around all the correct cans! 
    • Having your hands over the line during a baton change in beach relay
    • Lots of technical reasons in board rescue and belt & reel!
    • Those not competing, entering the finishing line zone before the race is completed and results announced, this includes the all team members in a team event the    first 3 team members need to remain in an allocated area until results are confirmed.
    • Getting help from water safety during a race, water safety should not talk to competitors but make sure your child does not reply if they do.

    If your child is not clear on any rules for their events, ask them to clarify with their coaches before the race. Their coach will likely do this anyway, but things can get busy!


    Don’t forget the following for each day of competition:
    • Jan Juc Competition/Nipper cap
    • Allocated pink RFID Band
    • A club bucket hat to marshal in
    • Your Jan Juc t-shirt to marshal in and for beach events (flags and beach sprint) – shoulders need to be covered.
    • Something warm to put on between races

    All competitors are expected to wear Jan Juc club gear when competing and supporting their team mates throughout the weekend. 

    LSV Competition Rashies will be distributed by team managers.


    Your kids need to have access to lots of water & lots of smaller pieces of food. Ideas are obviously fruit but also healthy muffins, muesli slices, small rolls and sandwiches and yogurt squeeze packs. Please be aware of nuts on the beach and sharing between nippers, we do have allergies amongst us.

    Kids do not need Gatorade type of drinks or lots of lollies. These are far too sweet for young bodies. They will only give them a very quick hit and do not provide sustained energy for long races; it may even make them feel worse; and just ask the coaches – does NOT help them concentrate. 


    The single most important thing you can do to help your child be their best this weekend is to ensure that they get enough sleep throughout this whole week. We ask that ALL kids should be back in their own camp sites and not far off going to bed by 8pm on Friday and Saturday nights. The kids need their rest. Even if your child does not have many events on a certain day, other members of our team may and the camp sites are close together, so please ensure that you are abiding by our curfews for all team members to be fair for all. 


    Thank you to everyone for your time volunteering, a roster has been created and will be released through signup genius by Wednesday with clear responsibilities for each role. If you are not a Coach, Team Manager, WS, IRB of official please nominate for one of these one of these roles , the link to sign up genius is in the team age group chats:

    • Set up of JJ Marquees on Friday morning
    • Pack up of JJ Marquees on Sunday afternoon
    • LSV set up each day - 6:30AM
    • LSV pack up each day - conclusion of events
    • Marquee coordinator per age group - each day
    • Board handling
    • Sunday night BBQ

    Water Safety, Officials and IRB Volunteers will receive notification from LSV of your shift details. if you need to change shifts you are responsible for finding a replacement and advising LSV at their Tent.
     A reminder that all Officials and Water Safety must sign on with Lifesaving Victoria on the day they are volunteering. 

    Water Safety - there will be a key lock on the tow bar of the trailer for the trailer key. The code is our postcode 3228. It will be the responsibility of water safety to collect from and return all JJ water safety equipment to the trailer each day.  

    Our Nipper Trailer is looking fantastic with the new branding! Thank you to the Bachelors for taking the trailer to states and the Seymours for bringing it home.


    There are a limited number of 22/23 States Jumpers still available. Competitors who still wish to purchase will need to contact Anita at the JJ office to pay and collect. The office hours are 10 - 3PM Thursday, phone 0475 265 820.


    An album dedicated to States, will be set up on the GO Juc Jan Juc Surf Club FB page to share the photos of our weekend. We are looking for keen photographers to take photos of each age group and share these in the album.

    PLEASE NOTE - As per all carnivals, those wishing to take photos during the carnival must register at the LSV tent and collect a wristband, a Working With Childrens Check is required to register.


    • Only coaches and team managers are allowed in the marshalling areas. Parents will not be allowed in the marshalling areas. If you need to get something for your    child, please find the coach/team manager.
    • Be prepared for very long days on the beach – we will need to be at the beach early and we all know carnivals can go for a long time. 
    • Bring layered clothing and several towels for each nipper. The kids will need to stay warm in between events – a big jacket can be useful. Even with the weather        being warm kids still get cold between events
    • Ensure your kids understand the importance of staying with their Age Group Managers at all times – they need to let their age group manager know where they        are at if they move away from their group. They may miss an event otherwise.
    • Make sure the kids stay hydrated and well covered up to ensure no one gets sunstroke or sunburnt or hyperthermia depending on the conditions – it is Victoria!
    • Remember to never approach an official with a complaint, if you have a concern talk to your age group coach. This can jeopardise the whole club’s competition.        This is very important and your cooperation is appreciated.
    • Remind the kids that we celebrate all efforts and are proud of everyone who competes for our club. Disqualification is very common at the State Champs if races      are not done by the rules – be prepared. We have amazing kids, support them.


    There will be a nail bar and braiding station in the caravan park in our area. Kids (and adults) are welcome to come along and paint their nails blue and get some braids. Please bring your own brush and hair ties.

    Presentation and BBQ - This will run Sunday evening near the camp kitchen. A BBQ will be provided for the kids and parents are encouraged to bring nibbles, drinks and chairs. Coaches please be prepared to provide a wrap-up of states and present coaches awards. The time will be confirmed on the day once we know when the last event will run.

    For those new to states, we have the traditional pier jump on Monday morning - Details will be in the States Team App Chat.

    Let us know if you have any further questions about the State Championships.

    Please keep an eye on Team App for more information and updates.

    We can't wait to see you in Warrnambool, it's always a fun weekend!

    Yours sincerely,

    The Nippers committee

  • 1 Mar 2023 9:39 PM | Shaun Cumming (Administrator)

    Hi Nippers People,

    This is the last weekly update for the season..........I know you are going to miss them....

    Some key info for the next few weeks:

    Sunday 5th March

    - this Sunday will be a 3-5pm session at Jan Juc, followed by presentations at 5:30pm. There will be food vans, sausages for the Nippers and the bar will be open.

    - please make sure you RSVP on team app.

    - the cafe will be open on Sunday afternoon so pop up for a coffee, hot chocolate and/or a snack.

    - for those that completed the catch up first aid at home, please bring your completed worksheet. Chris has kindly offered to do a quick revision with each of you at the start of the session.

    States 10-12th March

    - we are looking for someone the tow the trailer down to States. Please let us know if you can on

    - competitors need to be on the beach by 1:00pm for the kick off of States on Friday the 10th March. The events on Friday will be beach events. A link to the program is here

    See on the beach







The Jan Juc SLSC has proudly patrolled the Jan Juc beach since 1963 and is a volunteer, family oriented club offering Life Saving Services, Nippers Surf Education and Surf Sports Program, Senior Surf Sports Competition and Training.

Jan Juc Surf Life Saving Club Inc. 
 Office0475 265 820
 Location10 Clubhouse Road, Jan Juc
 Postal AddressPO Box 179, Torquay, Victoria, 3228
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